Charra Ocher "Lupita" Doll Ceramic Mexican Folk Art
- Charra with Ocher color Traditional Dress, Mexican Ceramic Figurine with rope and Sombrero.
- The figurine is 11-7/8" tall and 4 3/8" wide at the base.
- Please note all details. This figurine has the clothes, hat and rope of the Charra.
- The Charra is a depiction of a traditional horsewoman of high status and horse-riding skill.
- This ceramic doll is made by a family in Tonala, Mexico.
- Lupita is a typical name in Mexico, thus the name Lupita was given to each figurine.
The family proudly manufactures each figurine and is painted by hand.
- Najaco dolls were created in Tonalá, Jalisco in 1992, at the beginning, the family was looking for a way to depict Mexican people's daily chores (especially women) while in their typical outfits. Each figurine shows a figurine either going to cut nopals, a seller of apples, vegetables, flowers, birds, the shepherd or the traditional pulquero, thus showing the beauty of the streets of a town.
- In short, typical women or men doing their chores from the past and even now. Each doll is a model of Mexican woman's beauty.
- This folk art is full of colored detail. Each doll is molded, afterward each figurine is hand painted by artisans.
- Please note: these figurines are individually hand made & painted and will have slight variations one to another.